Jesse Smith Gets Signatures At Peet’s Coffee In Run For Mayor Of Oakland

Oakland News Now – Jesse Smith sets virtual office for Mayor of Oakland Run. The new Peet’s Coffee on Broadway and Telegraph Avenue in Downtown Oakland at 1615 Broadway, has … Read More

Vivian Kahn Says She And Bob Apodaca Are Against Oakland A’s Howard Terminal Ballpark Plan

While other media types suspected that only men were behind the opposition to the Oakland A’s Howard Terminal Ballpark, I knew better: it was Vivian Kahn. This is what I … Read More

Oakland Election News: Brooks File For Mayor, Kalb Endorses Maxson, De La Fuente Backs Tanios In D4

In this Oakland Election News Update (and not “Oakland County” election news, Oakland, California election news) for Thursday, August 9th, Cat Brooks filed to run for Mayor of Oakland yesterday … Read More

Oakland Elections News: Block By Block Organizing Network Candidates Forum From Social Media Perspective

In this Oakland Elections News, The 2018 Oakland Block By Block Organizing Network (BBBON) Candidates Forum held Wednesday night at Allen Temple Baptist Church, featured what were said to be … Read More

Oakland Police Arrest Rich City Rides’ Najari Smith Needlessly, Cause New Claims Of Racism

Oakland Police accused of racism, again. The Oakland Police arrest of Najari Smith of the popular Rich City Rides, is rapidly disolving into yet another set of claims that the … Read More

Are Pamela Harris, Sheng Thao, And Nayeli Maxson An RCV Team In Oakland City Council District Four Race?

Pamela Harris, Sheng Thao, And Nayeli Maxson all took this photo on Saturday, August 4th (this blogger’s birthday) and then Sean Dugar, who’s Ms. Harris’ campaign aide / manager (I … Read More

Madden Cruiser Given To Pro Football Hall Of Fame By John Madden Of Oakland Raiders

Oakland Raiders Head Coach and legendary sports broadcaster John Madden recently gave his beloved bus called the “Madden Cruiser” to the Pro Football Hall Of Fame in Canton, Ohio. MaddenCruiser … Read More

Oakland A’s New Ballpark Seeks CEQA Fast Track Law, Will Vivian Kahn Stop Howard Terminal Plan?

The Oakland A’s are still deep in the “exclusive negotiating agreement” period, where two sites for a new baseball stadium, the Oakland Coliseum and Howard Terminal near Jack London Square, … Read More

Pamela Price Runs For Mayor Of Oakland – Google Trends Reveals Shocking Election News

Pamela Price, the Oakland lawyer who challenged Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley in this year’s election contest, and who represented Jasmine Abuslin (AKA Celeste Guap), the woman at the … Read More

Civil Rights Leaders, Including Oakland’s Matt Nelson Of Presente, Accuse Facebook Of Political Ad Policy Racism

Zennie Abraham note: I received the press release below from the NP Strategy Group out of Washington, D.C., representing a coalition of civil rights organizations. What follows is the text, … Read More

The Alley Piano Bar Oakland: Going Strong In 2020 After Rod Dibble’s Passing; Oakland Song?

In 2020, The Alley Cat Bar, at 3325 Grand Avenue, is still going strong and surviving the Pandemic. Oakland – Rod Dibble was not just the The Alley Oakland Piano … Read More

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Officially Files For Re-Election In An Era Of Instability

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf has officially filed for re-election as the 50th Mayor of Oakland. Considering this is the 50th Anniversary of the Oakland A’s in Oakland, and the 50th … Read More

Sheng Thao Gets California Assemblyman Rob Bonta Endorsement For Oakland City Council District Four Seat

Sheng Thao, Oakland City Council District Four Race Candidate, and Chief of Staff to Oakland Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan, earned the backing of the popular California Assemblyman Rob Bonta in the … Read More

Paul Hlebcar Sings “Love Minus Zero / No Limit” By Bob Dylan At The Alley Bar Oakland

Oakland News Now – Paul Hlebcar is a legendary singer and guitarist who performs at The Alley at 3325 Grand Avenue in Oakland, near Lake Merritt and The Grand Lake … Read More

“Keep It Oakland” Movement Aims To Help Small Independent Businesses In Oakland, Ca.

ONN – Can “Keep It Oakland” save small business in Oakland? “Keep It Oakland” is a movement that was already there but now has been accelerated by the Oakland Indie … Read More

Oakland A’s 50 Year Anniversary Celebrated With Exhibit At Oakland Main Library

“The Oakland A’s: Celebrating 50 Years” is a brand new exhibit at the The Oakland History Room in the Oakland Public Library! The Oakland Public Library has officially joined the … Read More